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Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Enk
Excellent
AiroScore
9.90

Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Enk

dermatology and venereology, dermatological oncology, allergology
dermatology and venereology, dermatological oncology, allergology
User ScoreExperienceRatingPrice RangePublicationsOnline Consultations
94%36 years9.9/10$$$$442No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Heidelberg
Health facility
University Hospital Heidelberg
Medical unit
Department of dermatology and skin oncology

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Enk is a highly experienced and accomplished dermatologist and venereologist with 35 years of experience. He works at the Department of Dermatology and Skin Oncology at the University Hospital Heidelberg in Germany. Dr. Enk has an impressive CV, including a doctorate in dermatology and additional qualifications in the field of allergology. He has held various prestigious positions, such as full professor and chairman of dermatology departments at different universities. Dr. Enk's career also highlights his contributions to scientific research, with 442 published scientific publications. His research focuses on dermatological oncology and dermatology, which showcases his expertise and dedication to advancing the field. This expertise is further supported by his memberships in prestigious societies, such as the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, and his roles as president of the European Society for Dermatology Research and the International Society for Investigative Dermatology. With his vast experience, impressive credentials, and extensive research contributions, Prof. Dr. Alexander Enk is recognized as a leading dermatologist. His expertise in dermatology and venereology, dermatological oncology, and allergology makes him highly skilled in diagnosing and treating various skin conditions. Dr. Enk's commitment to advancing the field through research and his numerous achievements in scientific societies further demonstrate his excellence as a dermatologist.

Skills & Expertise

melanoma
dendritic cells
t cells
dermatology
cancer
carcinoma
psoriasis
skin cancer
malignant
hypersensitivity
photodynamic therapy
contact hypersensitivity reactions
hypersensitivity reactions
merkel cell
immunotherapy
cell carcinoma
ipilimumab
oncology
sensitivity
metastases
papules
merkel cell carcinoma
metastatic melanoma
lupus erythematosus
actinic keratoses
pemphigus
keratoses
immune response
venereology
skin lesions
pemphigus vulgaris
vaccination
interleukin
mycosis fungoides
allergology
immunoglobulin
dermatological oncology
epidermal langerhans cells
allergic contact dermatitis
metastatic merkel cell
tcell lymphoma
pleomorphic dermal sarcoma
allergens
squamous cell carcinoma
dermal sarcoma
antigenpresenting cells
porokeratosis ptychotropica
nonmelanoma skin cancer
dermoscopy
allergy

Resume

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1982-1988 Studied human medicine at the Wilhelm University of Westphalia
  • 1984-1988 Doctorate, Department of dermatology at the University of Muenster: "Production of IFNγ by epidermal Langerhans cells after stimulation" 
  • 1990 Obtaining a license for medical practice
  • 1990-1992 Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda
  • 1993 Obtaining specialization in the skin and venereal diseases
  • 1994 Received additional qualification in the field of allergology
  • 1995 Habilitation and teaching license in dermatology and venereology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz: "Early molecular changes in the induction phase of allergic contact dermatitis"
Experience
  • 1988 Internship of the Department of dermatology at the University of Muenster (Prof. Dr. E. Macher)
  • 1989-1990 Internship of the Department of dermatology at the University of Mainz (Prof. Dr. J. Knop)
  • 1994-1997 Assistant Doctor, Department of Dermatology, University of Mainz
  • 1997 Senior Consultant at the Department of dermatology at the University of Mainz
  • 1997 C3 Professorship, Senior Physician, Department of Dermatology, University of Mainz 
  • 2002 Full Professor and Chairman of the Department of dermatology and venereology, Philipps University Marburg
  • 2003 Full Professor and Chairman of the Department of dermatology and venereology, University Hospital Essen
  • 2004 Full Professor and Chairman, Department of dermatology and skin oncology at the University Hospital Heidelberg
Awards & Memberships
  • 1983-1988 Scholarship Holder of the German National Academic Foundation
  • 1990-1992 Research grant from the German Research Foundation
  • 1992 Best Fellow Award from the National Institutes of Health
  • 1992 Fogarty Scholarship from the National Institutes of Health
  • 1994 Herbert Herxheimer Prize of the German Society for Allergology and Clinical Immunology
  • 2004 Honorary Member of the Austrian Society for Dermatology and Venereology
  • 2007 Supporting Member of the European Society for Dermatology Research
  • 2009 Honorary Member of the Hungarian Society of Dermatology and Venereology
  • 2009 Member of the National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • 2009-2013 Member of the scientific advisory board of the Interdisciplinary Center for Clinical Research in Muenster
  • 2010-2013 Secretary General and President of the European Society for Dermatology Research
  • 2013 President of the world congress "International Investigative Dermatology"
  • 2013-2015 Secretary General of the German Dermatological Society
  • 2014 Honorary Member of the Japan Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • 2014 President of the International Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • 2016 President of the German Dermatological Society
  • 2017 Corresponding Member of the Swiss Society for Dermatology and Venereology
  • 2017 Honorary Member of the Austrian Society for Dermatology and Venereology
  • 2018 Honorary Member of the Society for Investigative Dermatology
  • 2018 Honorary Member of the French Society of Dermatology

Languages

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English
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German

Publications

Lymphatic vessel involvement in primary cutaneous B-cell lymphoma: A common finding?

August, 2023

Cardiovascular comorbidity in psoriasis - psoriatic inflammation is more than just skin deep.

July, 2023

Tolerance to 2,4-Dinitrofluorobenzene‒Induced Contact Hypersensitivity Is Mediated by CD73-Expressing Tissue-Homing Regulatory T Cells.

June, 2023

Location

Im Neuenheimer Feld, 672, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

FAQ

Where does the doctor practice?

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Enk?

The primary specialization of the doctor is dermatology and venereology, dermatological oncology, allergology.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Enk has been practicing for more than 36 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Enk expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in melanoma, dendritic cells, t cells, dermatology, cancer.

Is the specialist involved in the research?

Does the specialist offer online consultations?

No, Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Enk doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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